Social Democratic Union of Macedonia
Assembly of North Macedonia
MK - 1000 - Skopje
Working language: English
02/10/2019 | 20:12:35 Madam Chair, ladies and gentlemen, First of all I would like to congratulate the rapporteurs for their detailed report. In my opinion, the report portrays the situation in a realistic and objective way and therefore, deserves praise. We consider the mechanisms and expertise of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe as essential for the overall democratic development of the country. Objectively pointing out areas where improvement is needed is the best way to contribute to... 02/10/2019 | 10:56:13 Thank you, dear Colleagues. First of all, I would like to thank Lord Richard BALFE for his comprehensive report. I support the proposal to establish common standards governing the functioning of ombudsman institutions in line with the Venice Principles. In any society where an institution of this kind exists, it is a mechanism that contributes substantially to the functioning of the rule of law and is one of the key indicators of the development of the country's democratic processes. The... 01/10/2019 | 11:15:50 Thank you Madam Chair. Dear colleagues, I would like to thank the rapporteur for his excellent report. I fully agree with Mr Sylvain WASERMAN that without whistle-blowers, it will be impossible to resolve many of the challenges to our democracies, such as fighting against grand corruption and money-laundering, as well as new challenges such as threats to individual freedom through the mass abuse of personal data or activities causing serious environmental harm or threats to public health... 11/04/2019 | 16:09:03 In light of the recent high-profile scandals in several European banks, it is clear that the European Union, together with the Council of Europe, should adopt further measures against money laundering. The failure to prevent money laundering endangers the European project. The cases provide an unsettling reminder of banks’ capacity to threaten European unity through individually profitable but institutionally destructive acts of greed. Although the European Union has strengthened its anti... 10/04/2019 | 15:48:48 Congratulations to Ms Elvira KOVÁCS and Mr Goran BEUS RICHEMBERGH on these crucial and useful reports. Hate speech is an extreme form of intolerance that contributes to hate crime. If left unaddressed, it can lead to acts of violence and conflict on a wider scale. Hate speech is not free speech, because no one should speak as they please with no regard for the consequences of what they say. We very often hear about the right to freedom of speech, but mention is rarely made of the...
15/10/2019 | Doc. 14918 | Written declaration Investigating and preventing corruption at the Council of Europe 03/10/2019 | Doc. 14980 | Motion for a recommendation Ratification of the Istanbul convention by the United Kingdom 02/10/2019 | Doc. 14978 | Written declaration The challenge of Sustainable Development Goals, call for parliamentarian action 02/10/2019 | Doc. 14979 | Written declaration The role of the Polish National Television in the upcoming elections 03/07/2019 | Doc. 14877 | Written declaration Right to know and access to information in Italy
30/01/2020 | Doc. 15020, vote on the draft text for resolution Reported cases of political prisoners in Azerbaijan 30/01/2020 | Doc. 15020, vote on the draft text for recommendation Reported cases of political prisoners in Azerbaijan 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15015, vote on the draft text for resolution The protection of freedom of religion or belief in the workplace 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15015, vote on the draft text for recommendation The protection of freedom of religion or belief in the workplace 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15024, vote on the draft text for resolution Complementary joint procedure between the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary Assembly in response to a serious violation by a member State of its statutory obligations